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[BBC News Article] “Low calorie shakes and soup diets ‘recommended for obese'”

[BBC News Article] “Low calorie shakes and soup diets ‘recommended for obese'”

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At The New You Plan, we have long been preaching the amazing health benefits that following our low calorie diet promotes and now it’s been recommended that the NHS should offer them too! Recently, the BBC published an article on a recent study by the British Medical Journal which shows the role that low calorie diets play in reversing diabetes and obesity.

This week, as published by BBC News, a study by BMJ (British Medical Journal), said that “Diet replacement programmes made up of low-calorie soups, shakes and regular counselling should be a recommended NHS treatment for obesity.”

People on low calorie diets, similar to The New You Plan, lost three times more weight than those given standard dietary advice by their GP, University of Oxford researchers found.

Furthermore, their risk of developing heart disease and type-2 diabetes reduced.

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Prof Paul Aveyard, study author, GP and professor of behavioural medicine at the University of Oxford, said losing weight and keeping it off was hard.

“It’s boring being on a normal diet and people struggle to stick to it for a year. But these programmes get you when your mental strength is at its highest. You have to concentrate effort into 12 weeks and because they eat so little, they lose a lot of weight quickly.”

The results…

In the study, of 278 people from 10 GP practices in Oxfordshire, half followed a low calorie diet programme for eight weeks – limiting intake to 810kcal per day – then re-introduced other food gradually over the next four weeks.

They also saw a trained counsellor every week, for 24 weeks in total, to help them stick to the diet and keep the weight off.

The other half of participants were given the usual weight management advice and support from their GP practice.

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At every stage of the study, people following the diet replacement programme lost more weight.

After a year, they had lost on average 1st 9lb (10.7kg) compared with half a stone (3.1kg) for those in the usual weight loss group.

When their blood pressure and cholesterol was measured, there were also noticeable improvements.

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And those with type-2 diabetes were able to radically reduce their medication.

The New You Plan Low Calorie Diet Plan

The New You Plan very low calorie diet is simple to follow. Customers enjoy 4 meals per day from our selection of over 40, as well as up to 2 snacks per week. We’ve done all the hard work for you, with 4 meals per day offering all of your RDA (recommended daily allowance) of vitamin and minerals.

The plan works by putting your body into a high fat burning process called ketosis. This means that your body will burn off fat at a high rate, meaning you lose weight safely and quickly. Customers experience no hunger, with many having to set a reminder to take their fourth meal of the day! They also enjoy high levels of energy and say they’ve never felt better before.

On a typical day, you can enjoy the following:

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One of the reasons many customers join The New You Plan is that we offer one of the widest variety of meals. With hot breakfasts, bars, soups, shakes, hot meals, crisps, wafers, gummy sweets and water flavourings, you’ll NEVER be bored!

Get Support In Our Secret Slimmers Group

We are also proud of our fantastic online support community! When you join our plan, you can FREE access to Secret Slimmers, were 6770 members are waiting to support you on your journey to a brand new you! So many of our customers tell us that the couldn’t have reached their goals without the support of this group. Log in at anytime and be met with tons of positive comments, inspirational stories and amazing before and after photos, giving you the motivation you need to succeed.

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Getting started is the first step in your journey to a brand New You! To help you understand fully how our plan works, our Get Started page was designed specifically for people new to the plan.

Head over to our site where you’ll find tonnes of important information including how our plan works, the science behind it, loads of top tips, information on our meals, as well as real customer testimonials.

Click here to visit our Get Started page!

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